Roy R. Swansey

Mr. Roy R. Swansey, 84, of Flowery Branch passed away on Jan. 24, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleve and Lena Martin Swansey; sisters, Effie Swansey, Fannie Pierce and Thelma Watson; brothers, W.D. Swansey and Boyd Swansey.

He is survived by is wife of 59 years, Ruth Parker Swansey; brother, Aaron and Ann Swansey, Flowery Branch, Ga.; brother-in-law, Paul Watson, Flowery Branch, Ga.; sisters-in-law, Pat Campbell Parker, Flowery Branch, Ga.; and Helen Queen Parker, Oakwood, Ga.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Swansey was born Nov. 23, 1929, in Buford, Ga.

He received his education at Flowery Branch School. He was a retired Emission Inspector from Jerry Brown Chevrolet with over 10 years of service. Mr. Swansey had also worked for Ashland Chemical Company. He was a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church in Flowery Branch, Ga.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Wade and the Rev. Clyde Self officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mount Salem Baptist Church, 6152 Mount Salem Circle, Flowery Branch, GA 30542, in memory of Roy Swansey.

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Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, Ga., 770-932-1133.

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Flanigan's Funeral Home
4400 South Lee Street Buford, GA 30518
(770) 932-1133

Published in on Jan. 25, 2014